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[audio]Lord Mayors Show 2008: Passing floats - London Sound Survey
Floats belonging to Canary Wharf Ltd and the Institute of Chartered Accountants pass by, followed by the Royal Yeomanry Band. Recorded opposite St Paul's Cathedral. Recorded November 2008.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; Lord Mayor; St Paul's
Downloads: 16
[audio]Lord Mayors Show 2008: Setting up - London Sound Survey
Metallic clanging as crash barriers are put in place and interlocked at Ludgate Hill along the procession route. People selling whistles and programmes are heard. Recorded November 2008.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; Lord Mayor; Ludgate
Downloads: 13
[audio]Please help the disabled - London Sound Survey
A man with a distinctive sing-song mantra of 'Please help the disabled, help the disabled please' tries to raise funds from afternoon commuters at City Thameslink station. He has appeared regularly at London rail termini for at least a decade. Until a few years ago, his chant went 'Please help the handicapped'. Recorded April 2009.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; charity; fundraiser
Downloads: 72
[audio]May be slippery Charing Cross - London Sound Survey
Echoey-sounding pre-recorded safety announcement at Charing Cross railway station, warning passengers that the platforms may be wet and slippery. Recorded May 2008.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; Charing Cross; recorded announcement
Downloads: 70
[audio]Lord Mayors Show 2008: Scots Guards - London Sound Survey
The procession reaches St Paul's Cathedral, headed by the Band of the Scots Guards. Crowds cheers and whistles, and a group of women dressed as Second World War Wrens call out to the spectators. Recorded November 2008.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; Lord Mayor; St Paul's; Scots Guards
Downloads: 40
[audio]Notting Hill Carnival 2008: Glorious Backstage Arts - London Sound Survey
Glorious Backstage Arts carnival/mas float and band in parade, recorded near junction of Great Western Road and Westbourne Park Road, early afternoon. Recorded August 2008.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; Notting Hill Carnival
Downloads: 21
[audio]Mr Punch in Barnes - London Sound Survey
A Punch and Judy man, with PA-amplified voice, wraps up an afternoon's show at the Barnes annual fete in south-west London. Recorded July 2008.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; Punch and Judy; Barnes
Downloads: 102
[audio]Duke of Kendal pub singalong - London Sound Survey
On a Sunday evening, regulars gather to sing old songs as June plays the piano at the Duke of Kendal, near Marble Arch. "With friends and neighbours you're the richest man in town." Recorded November 2008.
Keywords: London; field recording; pub; singalong; Marble Arch
Downloads: 137
[audio]Freerunning Trafalgar Square - London Sound Survey
Excitable commentators' voices, crowd cheers and amplified music at the 'World Freerunning Championships' in Trafalgar Square. Recorded August 2008.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; parkour; freerunning; Trafalgar Square
Downloads: 32
[audio]Acrobat South Bank 1 - London Sound Survey
A street acrobat on the South Bank by the Thames pushes a six-inch nail up his nose, to loud cries of disgust from onlookers.
Keywords: London; field recording; South Bank; street acrobat
Downloads: 28
[audio]Notting Hill Carnival: Dawn at Ladbroke Grove - London Sound Survey
People gather at 6am for the Jouvert parade, marking the start of the 2008 carnival, around the north end of Ladbroke Grove. Shouts from the crowd, horns and whistles, the sound of generator from a catering truck. Recorded August 2008.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; Notting Hill Carnival; Jouvert; Ladbroke Grove
Downloads: 33
[audio]Notting Hill Carnival 2008: Jouvert - London Sound Survey
Around 7am, Jouvert revellers pelt each other with flour and paint as four lorry-mounted steel bands make their way slowly southwards down Ladbroke Grove. Recorded August 2008.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; Notting Hill Carnival
Downloads: 16
[audio]East street market cheapjack 1 - London Sound Survey
Cheapjack trader at East Street market, South London, recorded on a Saturday afternoon. The cheapjack sells household and electrical goods from a raised stall. He banters with the crowd and with his assistant, whose voice is also heard. Recorded May 2008.
Keywords: London; field recording; street market; East Street
Downloads: 53
[audio]Save our Stow - London Sound Survey
Demonstrators chant in protest at the threatened closure of Walthamstow Stadium greyhound track as they head towards Hoe Street, north-east London. Recorded August 2008.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; demonstration; protest; Walthamstow; dog racing
Downloads: 25
[audio]East Street market cheapjack 2 - London Sound Survey
More sales patter from the East Street market trader from south London, continuing to seel tacky gifts and electrical goods from his stall. Recorded May 2008.
Keywords: London; field recording; street market; East Street
Downloads: 45
[audio]Maison Souss coffee house - London Sound Survey
Inside Maison Souss, an Algerian-run coffee shop overlooking Shepherds Bush Green. A man opposite stirs his tall glass of coffee, staff and customers' voices in conversation, sounds of the coffee machine, an oscillating hum from the air conditioning system. Recorded August 2009.
Keywords: London; London sounds; ambient; Shepherds Bush; coffee bar
Downloads: 83
[audio]Notting Hill Carnival 2008: Face Yaa Fear - London Sound Survey
Face Yaa Fear carnival band and float head south down Great Western Road to the junction with Westbourne Park Road. Recorded August 2008.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; Notting Hill Carnival
Downloads: 16
[audio]Notting Hill Carnival 2008: Masquerade 2000 - London Sound Survey
Masquerade carnival/mas float and band in parade, recorded near junction of Great Western Road and Westbourne Park Road, early afternoon. Recorded August 2008.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; Notting Hill Carnival
Downloads: 24
[audio]Notting Hill Carnival 2008: People's World - London Sound Survey
People's World carnival/mas float and band in parade, recorded near junction of Great Western Road and Westbourne Park Road, early afternoon. Recorded August 2008.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; Notting Hill Carnival
Downloads: 36
[audio]Aldgate Christian singers - London Sound Survey
A Gospel band from a North London evangelical church sing with accompanying drum at Petticoat Lane, east London, on a Sunday morning. About a dozen performers took part. Recorded May 2008.
Keywords: London; field recording; religious; Christian; gospel singers; Aldgate; Petticoat Lane
Downloads: 28
[audio]Kiosk owner St Giles Circus - London Sound Survey
A kiosk owner at St Giles Circus, central London, advertises drinks and sweets with a steady stream of sales patter. Music plays over a loudspeaker mounted at the front of his kiosk. Pedestrian and traffic noise. Recorded August 2009.
Keywords: London sounds; London; ambient; street sellers
Downloads: 56
[audio]Kiosk owner St Giles Circus - London Sound Survey
A kiosk owner at St Giles Circus, central London, advertises drinks and sweets with a steady stream of sales patter. Music plays over a loudspeaker mounted at the front of his kiosk. Pedestrian and traffic noise. Recorded August 2009.
Keywords: London sounds; London; ambient; street seller
Downloads: 47
[audio]Acrobat South Bank 2 - London Sound Survey
A street acrobat performs a balancing act at the South Bank by the Thames. He makes a long and treacly speech designed to elicit sympathy and money from onlookers. Recorded June 2008.
Keywords: London; field recording; South Bank; street acrobat; Thames
Downloads: 13
[audio]Big Issue 1 - London Sound Survey
Homeless Big Issue seller in Hammersmith, west London. The seller repeats his call every few seconds against a backdrop of crowd and traffic noise. Recorded May 2008.
Keywords: London; field recording; street seller; Big Issue; homeless
Downloads: 38
[audio]Freerunning Trafalgar Square - London Sound Survey
Sound action recording - Social - Other sports: Amplified music and excitable commentators' voices at a freerunning/parkour contest in central London.
Keywords: London; London sounds; freerunning; parkour; Trafalgar Square
Downloads: 45
[audio]Ticket seller Leicester Square - London Sound Survey
In Leicester Square, central London, a ticket seller calls out the titles of musicals playing in the city's West End. He pauses to upbraid a youth who says something inaudible but evidently rude to him. Recorded August 2009.
Keywords: London; field recording; street sounds; West End; Leicester Square
Downloads: 27
[audio]Anti child abuse march - London Sound Survey
A woman with a loudhailer leads call-and-response chanting on an anti-child abuse march along Piccadilly, central London, on a Saturday afternoon. Recorded August 2008.
Keywords: London; field recording; demonstration; march; Piccadilly
Downloads: 34
[audio]Golden Eagle pub singalong 2 - London Sound Survey
More song from the regulars of the Golden Eagle pub in Marylebone Lane, central London. Recorded later on the same Friday evening. Recorded November 2008.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; pub; singalong; Golden Eagle
Downloads: 64
[audio]193 steps Covent Garden - London Sound Survey
Station announcer at Covent Garden Underground station in central London warns of the number of steps to climb to the surface if you don't use the lift.
Keywords: London; field recording; London Underground; Covent Garden
Downloads: 8
[audio]Brick Lane curry touts - London Sound Survey
On a busy Saturday evening, curry touts working for several different restaurants along Brick Lane try to entice the recordist in. Most instances of sales patter featured here were encouraged by the recordist coming to a halt outside one restaurant or another and looking naïvely receptive. Extracts edited from a single recording and cross-faded. Recorded April 2009.
Keywords: London; field recording; East End; Brick Lane; touts
Downloads: 76
[audio]Conjuror Covent Garden - London Sound Survey
A street conjuror performs magic tricks to a large crowd of onlookers at Covent Garden, revealing various objects from beneath hats placed on a trestle table. Recorded November 2008.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; conjuror; magician; Covent Garden
Downloads: 84
[audio]Gaza demo Hyde Park - London Sound Survey
Pro-Palestinian and anti-Israeli chanting and left-wing proselytising at a large demonstration in Hyde Park, held in protest at the Israeli invasion of the Gaza Strip. Recorded January 2009.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; Gaza; protest; demonstration
Downloads: 20
[audio]Christian preacher Ealing - London Sound Survey
A man holds forth outside Ealing Broadway station about the need to turn from sin and accept Christ. He is accompanied by a silent companion. Sounds of pedestrians entering and leaving the station, and buses and other vehicles passing nearby. Recorded in July 2009.
Keywords: London; field recording; Ealing; religion; preacher; Christian
Downloads: 60
[audio]Lord Mayors Show 2008: Cub scout kazoos - London Sound Survey
A pack of Cub Scouts wait impatiently opposite St Paul's Cathedral, blowing whistles and kazoos to create a curiously pleasing dissonance. Recorded November 2008.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; Lord Mayor; St Paul's
Downloads: 24
[audio]Battle Bonfire Parade 2008: High Street gathering - London Sound Survey
Crowds gather in Battle High Street, Sussex, before the start of the bonfire parade. Sounds of passersby, charity collectors with buckets, and sporadic drum-rolls from the bonfire parade teams. Recorded November 2008.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; bonfire night; Guy Fawkes
Downloads: 33
[audio]Scientology invite - London Sound Survey
Outside the Church of Scientology's centre on Tottenham Court Road, a Scientologist invites the recordist inside to watch a short film about 'Dianetics'. Recorded June 2009.
Keywords: London; sounds; field recording; Scientology; Dianetics; cult
Downloads: 69
[audio]Kilburn High Road station - London Sound Survey
Saturday night-time atmosphere from a platform at Kilburn High Road train station, north London. A woman sings at a pub karaoke a few streets away, traffic noise from Kilburn High Road.
Keywords: London sounds; London; field recording; ambient; Kilburn
Downloads: 75
[audio]Bus conductor Strand - London Sound Survey
A conductor on a number 11 Routemaster bus calls out the placenames at stops along the Strand, central London. Cross-fading of two extracts from a longer recording. Recorded September 2008.
Keywords: London; field recording; transport; bus; bus conductor; Strand
Downloads: 74
[audio]Battle Bonfire Parade 2008: Drumming practice - London Sound Survey
A short distance from Battle High Street, Sussex, drummers from the Section 5 team practice a few minutes before the parade begins. Cheers and applause from spectators is heard at the end. Recorded November 2008.
Keywords: London; field recording; bonfire parade; bonfire night; Sussex; Battle
Downloads: 71
[audio]Show ticket seller - London Sound Survey
A man working for a ticket agency in Covent Garden calls out the titles of West End shows. Recorded August 2008.
Keywords: London; sounds; field recording; West End; Covent Garden
Downloads: 36
[audio]Sax player Soho - London Sound Survey
A saxophonist plays a moody version of 'The Girl from Ipanema' late at night against a suitable backdrop of sirens and night revellers' hubbub in Old Compton Street, Soho, central London. Recorded Jult 2008.
Keywords: London; field recording; busker; saxophone; Soho
Downloads: 118
[audio]Petticoat Lane market traders - London Sound Survey
Stallholders' cries recorded at Petticoat Lane market on a Sunday morning. Most cries are for cheap clothing, some for other goods including batteries, souvenirs and bead-filled cushions. Edited down from a longer continuous recording, with the individual extracts cross-faded. Recorded April 2008.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; Petticoat Lane; street market
Downloads: 74
[audio]Notting Hill Carnival 2008: Scenario sound system - London Sound Survey
Scenario sound system, one of the smaller rigs in the Carnival, plays dubstep to a crowd of local youngsters on Portobello Road north of the Westway. Recorded August 2008.
Keywords: London; sounds; field recording; Notting Hill Carnival; sound system; dubstep
Downloads: 36
[audio]Notting Hill Carnival 2008: Flamingo Carnival Arts - London Sound Survey
Flamingo Carnival Arts carnival/mas band and float head south down Great Western Road to the junction with Westbourne Park Road. Recorded August 2008.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; Notting Hill Carnival
Downloads: 63
[audio]Kiosk owner St Giles Circus - London Sound Survey
A kiosk owner at St Giles Circus, central London, advertises drinks and sweets with a steady stream of sales patter. Music plays over a loudspeaker mounted at the front of his kiosk. Pedestrian and traffic noise. Recorded August 2009.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; West End; street seller
Downloads: 46
[audio]Romford market traders - London Sound Survey
Market traders' and costermongers' cries at Romford market on a Saturday. Individual male and female traders' voices edited down from a forty-minute recording and cross-faded. Most cries are for fruit and veg, some are for clothing and footwear. Recorded August 2008.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; Romford; street market
Downloads: 85
[audio]Columbia Road flower market - London Sound Survey
Male and female traders' cries at Columbia Road flower market, east London, including some good banter with customers. Edited down from a 30-minute recording, with the individual extracts cross-faded. Recorded in September 2009.
Keywords: London; field recording; East End; Columbia Road; street market; market trader
Downloads: 47
[audio]Begging for spare change - London Sound Survey
A man begs for spare change in an underpass near Charing Cross station against a backdrop of noises from pedestrians. He thanks a person who gives him some money. Recorded February 2009.
Keywords: London; sounds; field recording; beggar; begging; Charing Cross
Downloads: 108
[audio]Notting Hill Carnival 2008: Saxon Sound - London Sound Survey
The south London-based Saxon Sound system have set up at a junction of side streets a few score yards off Ladbroke Grove. They play roots and dub to themselves and a few onlookers in one of the less busy parts of the Carnival area. Recorded August 2008.
Keywords: London; field recording; sounds; Notting Hill Carnival; reggae; dub; roots
Downloads: 118
[audio]Iranian embassy protest - London Sound Survey
Following disputed election results and a crackdown by the Tehran regime, mainly secularist Iranian protesters chant, bang a drum and play music outside the Iranian embassy in Kensington. Recorded June 2009.
Keywords: London; London sounds; field recording; Iranian embassy; protest; demonstration
Downloads: 46
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